To exhibit, exchange and explore
Asia-Pacific is increasingly becoming an active hub for the pharmaceuticals industry worldover. The reasons for the global majors to turn the spot light onto this region are several.
RFID Masterclass: An add-on feature
In partnership with the International RFID Business Association (RFIDba), Interphex Asia will organize a special one-day, post-conference Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)
US Dept certifies Interphex Asia
Interphex Asia 2005 has just been endorsed by the U.S. Department of Commerce to be included in its Trade Fair Certification program, according to an official release.
Interphex Asia 2005: A grand success
Nearly 2,200 pharmaceutical professionals from in around the Asia-Pacific. Manufacturing experts and industry regulators from both multinational and regional pharmaceutical manufacturers in the region.
Singapore's output may touch S$20 bn by 2010
The Biomedical Sciences industry is fast becoming a key pillar of Singapore's economy. In 2003, the manufacturing output of the Biomedical Sciences industry grew to S$11.3 billion, representing a 15.9 per cent increase over the year before.
Singapore to boost R&D spend by US$ 8 bn during 2006-10
The Singapore government has committed to a budget of close to US$8 billion for the 5-year period from 2006 to 2010 to further strengthen research and development (R&D) capabilities in the country.
Phase II of Biopolis to go on stream by end of 2006
Singapore's Biopolis has become a centre of attraction for companies seeking to reduce costs and time-to-market for their R&D operations.
India- Asia's health tourism hub
Indian healthcare and wellness industry employs over four million people land is one of the largest service sectors in the economy.
Factors driving pharma-biotech alliances
Alliances have been an important part of strategies that have gone into the growth of some of the big Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology players across the world.
Automation turns central for Indian labs
In the era of molecular chemistry, systems biology, genomics, proteomics and bioinformatics, labs across the world have also transformed from mere testing grounds into efficient specialized businesses focused on quality
Chinese firms move court to protect Viagra generics
Twelve Chinese pharmaceutical companies are appealing a court ruling that sides with Pfizer Inc. and prevents local drug makers from selling generic versions of Viagra, a state-run newspaper reported.
SAPI completes 40 years of collaboration
The Singapore Association of Pharmaceutical Industries (SAPI) has been making efforts to consult and collaborate with local health authorities on making innovative medicine affordable and accessible to Singapore's citizens.
Nearly 100 overseas exhibitors to participate in Interphex India 2007
Interphex India, which debuts in India from 13-15, September 2007 at the Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai, will target at least 80 to 100 foreign exhibitors.
RFID adoption rate steady with retailers: Report
The adoption rate of RFID (radio frequency identification) within the extended retail industry continues to move at a modest pace, according to a new survey conducted by Retail Systems Alert Group and sponsored by NCR Corp.
LifeCell chooses S'pore for ASEAN HQ
LifeCell, a joint venture between Asia Cryo Cell Pvt Ltd and the Florida based Cryo-Cell International, is planning to set up its marketing headquarters for ASEAN countries at Singapore, within October 2006.
India most preferred partner for China
While India has become the second largest market for pharmaceutical products and ingredient exports from China, next to the USA, registering a big leap of 172.44 per cent growth during the year 2005
API China at Chengdu attracts over 1100 exhibitors
The 56th China International Pharmaceutical Ingredients Fair (API China) and 55th Expolab exhibition held from 18 to 20 May 2006 at the Chengdu New International Exposition Centre at Chengdu in China
Honeywell to augment operations in Asia
At present Honeywell Automation India Ltd., the Indian subsidiary has five offices across India with corporate office in Pune and around 40 channel partners serving customers. In Asia Pacific, Honeywell have approximately 200 authorised dealers.
Philips opens Asia Pacific's medical learning centre in Singapore
Philips Medical Systems (Philips), a division of Royal Philips Electronics opened Asia Pacific's first Learning Centre for advanced medical diagnostics equipment training in Singapore, recently.
Public-private venture to fight malaria
The Novartis Institute for Tropical Diseases (NITD) will initiate research on malaria as part of a new public-private partnership in Singapore.
'Future of Asia lies in ASEAN and Chindia'
ASEAN plus Chindia (China and India) will become a global powerhouse with mutually beneficial relationship, according to Kamal Nath, Union minister of Commerce & Industry.
Kalbe Farma sets up R&D base for biopharma in Singapore
Indonesian-listed pharmaceutical company, PT Kalbe Farma Tbk., recently opened its office for research coordination and licensing in Singapore.
RFID: Smart labels gaining ground
Radio frequency identification (RFID) is a technology that uses radio waves to identify products or objects automatically.
"Pall's BioPharm business in Asia grew by 14% last fiscal"
Headquartered in East Hills, New York, Pall Corporation is the global leader in the fieldof filtration, separations and purification.
Clinical data management in India On high-growth track
Clinical data management involves the collection, data entry, validation, clinical coding and transfer of clinical trial data.
Indian firms expand global spread
In an effort to play crucial in the international market place, Indian pharmaceutical industry has increased the momentum of its overseas activities through a spate of mergers and acquisitions
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